Advent Joy

Looking past the bling of the baubles, lights, and all that sparkles in the shops at this time of the year, there is a message that brings great joy. This response is not just some passing emotion, it is the opening of a deep well within whose source is divine, and that ministers to our … More Advent Joy

The Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 8 – Happiness and double blessing

Mary Visits Elizabeth Now Mary arose in those days and went into the hill country with haste, to a city of Judah, and entered the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth. And it happened, when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, that the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy … More The Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 8 – Happiness and double blessing

The Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 6 – Turns Sorrows to Joy

Then Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary His mother, “Behold, this Child is destined for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which will be spoken against (yes, a sword will pierce through your own soul also), that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.” (Luke 2:34-35) Perhaps … More The Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 6 – Turns Sorrows to Joy